The contractor glued the sleepers to the torch down roof and then screwed the decking to the sleepers. . I plan to install 5/4 x 4 Ipe with a 5/32 inch gap over sleepers (need to again use flat 2x4's as height is limited due to an entrance doorway threshold) on 16 inch centers using two 2-1/4 inch stainless..
May 14, 2015 . Wooden Decks. A wooden roof deck is usually made up of interlocking 3x3 or 4x4 sections, raised up off the membrane on protective pads or steel supports to . Because concrete pavers are heavier than rubber, the additional load should be factored in when designing the support structure for the deck
and the decking part of the job is easy. Decking. Over a. Roof. EPDM membrane. Tapered sleeper. 12-in. fiber roof underlayment. 34-in. plywood sheathing . people subcontract the roofing work and build the deck themselves. Either way, the roofing has to be right. Framing the roof. Whenever I install decking over a roof,..
Roof decks are typically constructed so that a layer of waterproofing material is sandwiched between the roof substrate and a floating deck on top. While PVC .. But when you add the cost of building a deck on top of the roof which is necessary for a rubber or a typical PVC roof, DeckShield comes in about $2000 less
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Flat roofs do not always need to be utilitarian in nature. They are ideal locations to extend livable space by creating outdoor leisure areas. With the caveat that safe access is available and the roof is structurally sound to bear the weight of traffic, flat roof decks are a value added feature to incorporate into building or..
Roof Deck Over Living Space. Copper drip-edge. Copper gutter, run to drywell. 5/4 decking. Tapered 2x6 sleepers with rubber pad glued to bottom. 2 x 2 balusters and 2x railing. Existing framing. Soffit. 1/4" lauan. 3/4" plywood. EPDM membrane. EPDM flashing strip. 2x12 band joist. 1x fascia. Tapered 2x6 sleepers
Roof deck topics covered include: Deck Foundation: Using deck supports, which are adjustable in both height and pitch, for the foundation. Deck Joists: Notching posts to fit deck band joists for added support. Composite Decking: Installing tongue and groove composite decking with hidden fasteners. Composite Railings:..
I removed the wood deck, and the roof had major leaks, rotten decking, and HOLES too! I've already torn off the two (2) layers of modified bitumen, replaced the rotten decking, installed new fiberboard (as protection from nail-heads), and put EPDM on the garage. (Carlisle 0.060" non-reinforced, attached..
Aug 19, 2012 . Before we look at how to build a deck on a flat roof, here's an example of what not to do - As debris settled into the cracks of the gravel roof it became a muddy sponge, and the sleepers became dams with big rains. The standing water eventually seeped through and rotted the frame. Roof Decks | How to Build Elevated Roof Decks - Archi
Build roof decks quickly and easily with Archi porcelain pavers and pedestal supports. . The pedestals are simply placed on top of the existing surface or waterproof membrane, the wide, flat circular base avoiding any damage to membranes. Porcelain pavers are considerably lighter than concrete pavers and thus much..
Oct 17, 2014 . Special attention must be paid to railing posts and any other penetrations of the roofing surface. If possible, avoid any penetrations by attaching posts to the eaves structure at the edge of the deck. Rooftop wood decking is attached to sleepers with attached strips of EPDM to protect the rubber Rooftop..
The Importance of Building it Right. sheathing the flat roof at the Cambridge TV project 2005. Photo by Russell Kaye. Sheathing goes down quickly on a roof that isn't sloped and thus provides some footing. But the horizontal lines of this 8 ½-by-13-foot flat roof section at the Cambridge TV project house, make it vulnerable to..